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, the ntsb is investigating 39 marine -- has investigated 39 accidents in the u.s. only two have been in california. the first in 2007 when the container ship cosco busan hit the bridge and in 2009, in san diego, when a small coast guard vessel collided with a small boat killing a small child. considering the massive amounts of traffic moving through the bay and the ports in la, long beach and san diego, that's an enviable state record. we're -- >> we are having some technical problems with tom's report on the situation with the tanker hitting the bay bridge tower, something the coast guard continues to investigate. >>> the oakland fire department is investigating a morning house fire. it happened just before 6:00 at 1415 pampas avenue. this is video from newschopper2 to thes say everyone got out safely. >>> pg&e must adhere to a new pipeline safety regime due to the san bruno gas explosion settlement. the contra costa times reports the utility will have to calculate a minimum safe life span for pipes. so weak ones can be replaced before they become dangerous. the settlement also requ
to and -- for maneuvering and the bay bridge was not considered to be one of them. now with the ntsb, they also arrived in the bay area and they will be looking at the tanker and bay bridge later this morning. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a man is accused of setting his girlfriend on fire and he may make his first court appearance today. police arrested dexter oliver after he poured gasoline on his girlfriend and set her on fire sunday. she is still in the hospital with serious burns on her neck chest and face. >>> judgment day has arrived for barry bonds and at 11:00 we will learn if our home run king has been selected to the hall of fame. many are making that decision and many also said they will not vote for bonds due to his conviction in the steroid scandal. we are getting some fan reaction and she will have a live report in the next hour. the pro hockey lock out is city officials spokespersonned to formally end today. here is more on whether the players will be back on the ice. >> reporter: we know 24 games will be played at the hp pavilion and we just don't know when they will s
happened midnight and the other on an empty plane in boston. no one was hurt. the ntsb said the battery had a short circuit and uncontrolled chemical reaction. what they don't know is why. >> what i can tell you is we have all hands on deck. we are working as hard as we can to identify what the failure is and what corrective actions need to be taken. >> the ntsb says it is coordinating its investigation with its japanese counter part. >> develops news, officials just spoke out about a shooting that injured two students. ktvu's jade hernandez is talking to them and will join us with the latest on what may have happened before the shots were fired. >> and a simple solution, the life saving role this market is playing in one bay area neighborhood.
this happened and -- and if the pilot will be found at fault. we're told the ntsb will be doing two separate but concurrent investigations. we expect to learn more about that later today. live on treasure island, sal castanedo, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> four men are accused of robbing a gas station and assaulting the clerk at the shell station on lone treeway. police say four men in their 20s rush the store and tried to steal cases of beer. the clerk said the men attacked him when he tried to stop them. a man we spoke to is not surprised by the robbery. >> there is just -- a lot of negative activity around this area just as of late around the holidays. >> this morning, the clerk told us he was shaken up but is otherwise doing okay. police say the men only took beer, no cash or anything else was stolen. >>> a man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire in san francisco is now facing attempted murder and arson charges. 22-year-old dexter oliver was arrested at an oakland motel around 9:00 last night. police say he doused his 25- year-old girlfriend with gasoline and lit her on fire sunday aft
within the past hour the ntsb said batteries aboard a 787 dreamliner created a short- circuit leading to the fire and now looking at manufacturing problems. that comes after they revealed yesterday that all eight cells of a 787's batteries showed thermal damage. the battery caught fire while the plan was empty and parked at the boston airport, all 50 dreamliners have been grounded worldwide while authorities in several countries investigate. >>> a a multi-million dollar security plan going in there. >> the harbaugh game find out who the parents said they will be cheering for on sunday. Ñmñz?cç?çÑkÑkÑe- >>> san jose police have found two main clues stemming from a home invasion this week. several armed men burst into their home on monday and investigators have recovered two cars stole in from en from the house. one car was found there and another found there. the robbers tied them up and made off with their valuables. >>> police released a sketch of this man they said robbed a couple there then. police say a man with a gun approached the couple and took the woman's purse and t
. the ntsb wants to know if radar equipped was working properly. now a coast guard bulletin says they may help guide shifts but still we don't know if this incident is directly connected to this accident. >> we will include all of this in that study and we will try to conclude if it had any bearing on the incident. >> the price of the repairs could reach $3 million and the state will pay for it at first but the owner of the tanker may end up paying for those very expensive repairs. >>> and for the breaking news in new york city we told you about this time yesterday morning, a high speed ferry from jersey one that crashed into a dock had recently installed a new system. the 141-foot ship named wall street slammed into a pier an injured dozens of passengers but they say it is still too early to know the exact cause. >>> in just about an hour, he is expected to ask for money to close the budget gap. that is far less than the budget gap facing the state years ago. k through 12 schools will receive more money thanks to the tax hike and governor brown is promising a healthy fiscal year ahead. >
787 dreamliners. the ntsb will carry out the tests in arizona. one battery caught fire that led to the grounding of the aircrafts world wide. >>> caltrans will repair the bay bridge bumpers. the funders worked and there was no damage to the bridge structure. the bumpers are made of steal and plastic. repairs are estimated to cost $2 million. the commission hopes to have the company that owns the ship to pay for repairs. >> we are going to take a quick break and we will be right back. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> friends and co-workers paying tribute to two men who drowned while on vacation in hawaii this weekend. ktvu's allie rasmus is live in san francisco with more. >> reporter: we have seen large waves here this weekend but beachgoers 2400 miles away in hawaii faced similar conditions. it was a rogue wave that claimed the lives of the two bay area men, now friends are telling us more about them. >> reporter: this is the rocky remote beach adam griffiths and boulevard burger were working on friday, they we
inspector with the ntsb arrived last night. they will be taking a close look at the taker, the bridge as well. back to you at the desk. >> thank you, brian. >>> a san francisco man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire may make his first court appearance today. police arrested 22-year-old dexter oliver, monday night at an oakland hotel. investigators say oliver poured gasoline on his girlfriend, starr lamare, then set her on fire on sunday. she is still in the hospital. she's being treated for serious burns on her neck, her chest and her face. >>> in san jose, an investigation goes on into a garage fire last month that destroyed several cars and a boat. it all happened on 15th street. firefighters say when they got there, huge flames were shooting into the air. the fire destroyed a corvette that was inside the garage along with two other cars and a boat that were parked outside. a house next door was also damaged. firefighters say the first reports of a possible meth lab turned out to be not true. >>> 7:31. the family of bryan stow is giving us an update on his medical condition.
:30 this morning. what's the latest. >> reporter: ther was an announcement that the ntsb will be joining the investigation. they will be working hand in hand with the coast guard. -- coast guard. i'm told a briefing just wrapped up. investigators met with one another to figure out where things stand and where things are gonna go moving forward. we know the pilot of that vessel that 750-foot oil tanker will be interviewed at some point later on today. he's been identified as -- i'm trying to find his name here. george kleess. he has eight years experience as a bar pilot. he manning the ship when it struck one of the towers on the bay bridge. at this point, i want to bring in tam bailen with the u.s. coast guard. as far as the interview with the pilot, what do you hope to learn when you speak with him today? >> well, the pilot is just one of many people this we're gonna talk to about this incident that occurred yesterday. there's a lot we need to know, what were the factors that led to the accident. that's gonna be part of the investigation. of course, talking to the pilot, he's gonna prov
anyone else is saying the dream liner investigation continues. the head of the ntsb unsettling description of how serious this matter may be. >>> facebook founder is getting involved in politics. . >>> welcome back. taking you live to new york. dow back from its earlier gain. still up 17.5 points, s&p500 testing the 1500 level and a lot of familiar names in stocks to watch today. johnson and johnson up, part of the dow -- and it's earning estimates. p and g better than expected and starbucks. >>> sales of new single family homes fell. numbers dropped to a yearly rate of 369,000. that's down 7.3% from november but sales still up nearly 9% from december of 2011 and prices continue to rise slowly. >>> in the last week united states mortgage rates went up slightly but remain near their record lows. the average 30 year fixed loan slightly more than 3.4%. that's up about one tenth of a percent. >> we are following big news involving the search engine giant in mountain view. google reports that the united states government's request for information has skyrocketed in recent months. w
the highlights in sports. >>> a lithium battery shows signs of short circuiting. inside a lab, ntsb analysts are dissecting that charred battery piece by piece. it caught fire earlier this month inside a boeing dream liner inside of logan airport. >> we do not expect to see fire events on board aircrafts. there are multiple systems to protect against a battery event like this. those systems did not work as intended. we need to understand why. >> all 50 boeing dream liners have been grounded worldwide while investigators look at the problem. >>> a 13-year-old girl told police a man tried to kidnap her. the teen was on her way to school early last friday morning on north 33rd and james street. it was dark but a neighbor's security camera captured a blurry imagine of a girl running. there is no clear imagine of the attacker. he is described as 25 to 35 years old, possibly latino with a mustache. one woman in the neighborhood told us, her and her father recognized the sketch. >> as soon as i saw the sketch i was like, i've seen him. it was in this area and i've always seen him on foot. >> she
the ntsb. investigators have found clues to what caused battery fires on the 787. but she says she is very concerned they still don't know the under lying cause. it can be fixed. the comments lead some industry experts to say the problem is bigger than previously thought which could lead to financial issues for boeing. boeing part of the dow jones also keeping an eye on starbucks. shares up 2% in premarket trading. overall revenue jumped 11%. >>> and urban wineries are pouring into san francisco. that is according to the san francisco business times. the paper says most people don't realize there are wineries on treasure island as well as in the south of market district. a new one opens this week with another expanding and several others doing a booming business. in addition to making wine, wineries are showcasing themselves as a place to hold nice events. >>> coming up new york city controversial soda ban is facing new opposition. >>> and flying cars. they are not just the vehicles of science fiction films. why they are one step closer to parking right in your own garage. >>> get ktvu new
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